Funding for this research was provided by:
University College Dublin
Received: 8 May 2020
Accepted: 11 May 2020
First Online: 25 May 2020
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: This trial has received ethical approval from the Research Ethics Committee at St. Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin, Ireland on 23 April 2020 (reference COVIRL-001). Written prospective informed consent will be obtained from participants prior to involvement in the trial (Additional file InternalRef removed). University College Dublin, Clinical Research Centre, Dublin, Ireland is the sponsor for this study.
: Written, prospective informed consent will be obtained from all patients / subjects legally acceptable representative prior to inclusion in the trial for collection, storage, analysis and dissemination of the results of the trial.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.